PLANTS

AND GARDENS

Members’ articles about the plants they grow and places they’ve visited.

Churchfield

Churchfield

A report by Jenny Gibb on our garden visit in May to Churchfield in Postling.

Hill Farm Oast

Hill Farm Oast

Jeremy Spon writes about a visit to a most unusual garden in the heart of Kent.

After the pig, how about a wasp?

After the pig, how about a wasp?

If you’re already sick of snowdrops, read no further. But if you’re even just a little bit interested and enjoyed hearing about the ‘Gloucester Old Spot’ then read on.

A Sarcococca Selection

A Sarcococca Selection

I realized I didn’t know where such a strange name originated or, in fact, very much about sarcococcas at all.

A Snowdrop for Every Occasion

A Snowdrop for Every Occasion

2019 is the Year of the Pig and Galanthus nivalis ‘Gloucester Old Spot’ is here to join the celebration.

Seasonal Delights

Seasonal Delights

A report by Elizabeth Cairns on our meeting in November 2018 when Ben Potterton spoke at our meeting prior to the AGM.

Ferns Workshop

Ferns Workshop

Paul Ingleton reports on the Fern Workshop held in November 2018 with Jude Lawton. 

Plants for Pollinators

Plants for Pollinators

A report by Mike Belton on our meeting in September 2018 when Marina Christopher spoke on ‘Choice Plants for Pollinators Throughout the Season’.

The Salutation Gardens

The Salutation Gardens

Virginia Oakes writes about an afternoon members spent at The Salutation Gardens in August 2018.

A tiny treasure

A tiny treasure

And so we come to Number 1. The plant that has been chosen by more members than any other to be in their Top 5 ‘Couldn’t-Do-Without Plants’ is . . .

Sweet daphne

Sweet daphne

As I walk towards the Winter Garden I detect a slight scent on the air, which makes me catch my breath.

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